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Democratic challenger; previously US Representative:
Eric Fingerhut on the Issues

Eric Fingerhut on Abortion

  • Wants justices that would uphold the Roe v. Wade decision. (Oct 2004)
  • I support Roe vs. Wade. (Nov 2002)

Eric Fingerhut on Budget & Economy

  • Voinovich supported 3 tax cuts and a $413 billion deficit. (Oct 2004)
  • Three "I"s - Ideas, Innovation and Investment. (Jul 2004)

Eric Fingerhut on Civil Rights

  • Affirmative action is a good outreach strategy. (Nov 2002)
  • Recognize same-sex civil unions and marriage. (Nov 2002)

Eric Fingerhut on Corporations

No stance on record.

Eric Fingerhut on Crime

  • Support death penalty; ban racial profiling. (Nov 2002)
  • No parole for repeat offenders. (Nov 2002)

Eric Fingerhut on Drugs

  • Decriminalize medical marijuana. (Nov 2002)

Eric Fingerhut on Education

  • Invest in the human capital of education. (Jul 2004)
  • Encourage the entrepreneurial spirit at school. (May 2004)
  • Teach abstinence; require exit exams in high schools. (Nov 2002)
  • Better teacher pay; expanded early education. (Nov 2002)

Eric Fingerhut on Energy & Oil

  • Development not at the expense of our environment. (Jul 2004)

Eric Fingerhut on Environment

  • Bring both new jobs and a cleaner environment. (May 2004)
  • Aggressive effort to increase clean air. (Nov 2002)

Eric Fingerhut on Families & Children

No stance on record.

Eric Fingerhut on Foreign Policy

No stance on record.

Eric Fingerhut on Free Trade

  • Fair trade, not NAFTA. (Aug 2004)
  • Include human rights and worker rights in trade agreements. (Aug 2004)

Eric Fingerhut on Government Reform

No stance on record.

Eric Fingerhut on Gun Control

  • Supports safety locks, background checks, semi-auto ban. (Nov 2002)

Eric Fingerhut on Health Care

  • The prescription plan is deeply flawed and to be reworked. (Oct 2004)
  • Address 40 million people without health insurance. (Jul 2004)
  • Must address the health care coverage crisis. (May 2004)
  • Fund basic health care for all citizens. (Nov 2002)

Eric Fingerhut on Homeland Security

  • More funding for veterans and reservists. (Oct 2004)
  • Ensure that our soldiers and veterans receive benefits. (Jul 2004)
  • Aggressively fight terrorism around the world. (Jul 2004)
  • Form a multi-lateral coalition to fight terrorism. (May 2004)

Eric Fingerhut on Immigration

  • Attract the best and the brightest from around the world. (Aug 2004)

Eric Fingerhut on Jobs

No stance on record.

Eric Fingerhut on Principles & Values

No stance on record.

Eric Fingerhut on Social Security

  • Lockbox to stop the raids of the Social Security surplus. (Aug 2004)
  • Guarantee long-term viability of Social Security. (Aug 2004)

Eric Fingerhut on Tax Reform

  • Keep estate tax and dividends tax. (Aug 2004)
  • New ideas to stimulate the economy. (May 2004)

Eric Fingerhut on War & Peace

  • Would not have made the decision to invade Iraq. (Oct 2004)
  • Keep US troops in UN peacekeeping missions. (Aug 2004)

Eric Fingerhut on Welfare & Poverty

No stance on record.